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Diabetologist - Answered on Apr 28, 2023

Dr Rahul Baxi is an honorary consultant diabetologist at the Bombay Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai.
He specialises in the management of diabetes, diabetes prevention, diagnosis, management and remission. He consults patients in Mumbai and online via video and telephonic calls.
Dr Baxi has a master’s degree in general medicine from Nagpur University and a diploma in medicine from the Academy of Medicine, Singapore. He has a post-doctoral fellowship in diabetes from CMC, Vellore, and has completed his MBBS from the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik.... more
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My age is 63 yrs and am diabetic since 7 yrs. My fasting sugar varies between 120-130 and PP 170-180. HBa1c is 7.5. Am taking Glycomet 500 SR twice and Omen 20 once for BP. My doctor has advised control the HBa1c within 7. Please advise how I would maintain the same Secondly for tooth ache the Dentist has prescribed RR Sensofrom gel. Should I use the same toothpaste as it contains glycerine? Thanks and regards

Ans: Yes getting HbA1c to 7% or below would be ideal. Diet, daily walk/ exercise are the key, along with appropriate medicines. Dental Surgeons will be the best to advice regarding the right paste.
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